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intentioned but weren't helping kids learn. we went after medical fraud in m medicare and medicaid very aggressively, more aggressive than ever before. and have said tens of billions of dollars. $15 billion of waste taken out of the system. and i worked with democrats and republicans to cut a trillion dollars out of our discretionary domestic budget. that's the largest cut in the discretionary domestic budget since dwight eisenhower. now, we all know that we've got to do more. and so i've put forward a specific $4 trillion deficit reduction plan. it's on a website. you can look at all the numbers. what cuts we make and what revenue we raise. and the way we do it is $2.50 for every cut we ask for a dollar of additional revenue paid for, as i indicated earlier, by asking those of us who have done very well in this country to contribute a little bit more to reduce the deficit. and governor romney earlier mentioned the bowles-simpson commission. that's how the commission -- bipartisan commission that talked about how we should move forward suggested we have to do it. in a balanced way with
health care provider. theygot 100 people charged with medicare fraud tonight. >> involving billions of taxpayer dollars. >> presidential candidates are hitting battleground states after their first toe to toe matchup. >> joe saunders talks about the pressure he faces later in sports. dodge the warm temperatures and around until the weekend. >> live, local, latebreaking. you're watching wbal tv 11 news at 6:00 p.m. wbal tv 11 news at 6:00 >> presidential candidate to back on the campaign trail today. >> they are hitting battleground states in their first face-to- face battleground. many thought that governor romney was the victor. >> they compared to the playoffs, after the game you evaluate and make adjustments. president obama came out in the battleground state of colorado firing and ready for the fight. >> when i got on the stage, i am at a very spirited fellow the claims to be mitt romney. >> that man could not have been his rival. >> he does not want to be held accountable for the real decisions that he has been saying for the last year. that is because he knows full well that w
lived off medicare for more than $1 million. why you could be footing the bill. >> heavy rain earlier today. dense fog forming and the two areas tonight. we will check that and check out we will check that and check out of warm and those well grounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flow options from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc bank. for the achiever in you. >> jim lehrer, a moderate the 90 minutes. you can watch that right here. the redskins issued a statement. part of it reads -- in addition to adding another casino, question 7 backs other games. it is a huge target for fraud. as much as $60 billion is listed on providers to cheat. can it be stopped? our commit in 2012 report. >> it was bought by this man, a doctor. at the time in 2009, he was making money by ripping off medicare. but when the government insurance plan for patient care it cannot provide. >> he claims he was doing minor surgical
the deficit or burdening the middle class. it's math. it's arithmetic. >> reporter: on medicare and social security one agreement. >> neither the president nor i are proposing any changes for any current retirees or near retirees. >> reporter: in ten years romney wants a private medicare option. >> aarp has said that your plan would weaken medicare substantially. >> reporter: romney fired back in a major debate moment that the president weakened the economy by his focus on health care. >> i just don't know how the president could come into office facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment, and spend his energy and passion for two years fighting for obama care instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> we did work on this alongside working on jobs because this is part of making sure that middle class families are secure in this country. >> reporter: a substantial debate. no zingers. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, denver. >>> all right. so how did the candidates do? well, post debate instant polls reveal that most voters believe mitt romney did better than presi
, job growth and medicare. >> i would rather have a private plan. i just as soon not have the government, what kind of health care i get. >> every study has shown that medicare has lowered the administrative cost then private interest as, which is why seniors are pretty happy with it. and private insurers have it -- have to make a profit. >> even president obama had to a myth that he did well. the debate was one of the most -- had to admit that romney did well. the debate was one of the most substantive. >> will we hold the governor accountable for his fraudulent position? yes, we will do that. >> the obama campaign is continuing an argument that romney will initiate $5 trillion tax cuts that will benefit the wealthy. >> the proposal calls for a tax cut of $5 trillion. >> everything he said about my tax plan is inaccurate. >> meanwhile, the romney campaign is please. >> romney was in command of the facts last night. >> hoping to build on that conference that came up for the first time in a while. we would love to see how his performance last night could impact his standing in the nationa
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that cheap. >> with medicare, there is a new push to crack down on fraud and investigate suspicious claims. james miller told us this week about dr. larry bernhardt's that had been making his money by ripping off medicare and billing the government insurance plan for care he did not provide. they showed how easy it is to cheat the system out of millions of dollars. a federal strike force charged 91 people including doctors and nurses with allow bread fraud schemes adding up to $429 million in false billing. the washington bureau reporter joins us at a normal day -- at an alarming rate that is causing taxpayers big time. >> medicare fraud is one of the largest of its kind in medical history. officials from state, local, and federal troops have been -- the health and human services secretary said officials are working on making it harder for crux to submit fraudulent claims. they're looking at a tougher procedures for buyers and suppliers that want to participate. >> fraud not only rob's taxpayers, but also jeopardize the future of the programs that more than 100 million americans depend on
providers to cheat. 91 people were charged with medicare fraud involving $420 billion in false billings and several metro areas. includes doctors and nurses in seven major cities. they do it by killing people for medically unnecessary procedures or for services that are never performed. -- by billing people for medically unnecessary procedures. jayne miller told us about dr. larry bernard who has been making his money by ripping off medicare for patient care that he did not provide. he showed just how easy it is to cheat the system out of millions of dollars. >> the maryland controller's office is warning of a computer spam tonight. as kai reed explains, the perpetrators claim to be from the comptroller's office. >> comptroller's office received its first complaint on wednesday. >> they said their computer lockup and demanded payment to be sent to the comptroller's office before their computer would be a lot. but the message that pops up included a demand for $200. unlike other viruses, this one appears to attack when the user visits a compromise website. once on the website, the virus
admissions will have to pay a penalty. medicare says about 12% of patients are readmitted for problems the likely could of been prevented. as part of the affordable care act, medicare will find hospitals that have too many patients and readmitted within 30 patients out -- 30 days after discharge. medicare is not to hospitals is long overdue and not nearly a stiff enough. on the surface, they seem completely different problems. the skin condition siriasis and type 2 diabetes, but a new study shows there is a link. doctors are taking note. >> i have a spot right there. >> that itchy patch, she has been suffering with it for 16 years. >> it takes a toll on my life daily. i have my good days and my bad days. it is very depressing. >> it is caused by an imbalance in the immune system. it affects 2-4% of the population. patients like brenda have the host of other health issues the need to keep their eye on, including a new one. >> it is an independent risk factor for heart disease, stroke, having obesity, depression, and now they're finding that if you have severe psoriasis, your twice as li
, medicare and medicaid go right to her business. >> fiscally, absolutely, i'm more on the republican side. on the other hand, he's also attacking medicare and that directly impacts me and my patients. and that worries me a bit. >> reporter: whoever wins, first day that they're in office, what's the most important thing that they can do? >> i'd like to hear that they're going to cross partisan lines and sit down and solve the problems. >> i really would like to see the cheerleader come out in whoever wins to instill the confidence because this country needs it. >> reporter: brian, no one knows for sure just how many undecided voters there are. the romney team believes that the higher percentage than what the pollsters are saying. so tonight in effect this will be a little bit like match.com. these two candidates will be trying to win the hearts and minds of those who are still undecided between now and the first tuesday in november. >> tom brokaw in colorado. we'll be talking to you along the way tonight as well. thanks. >>> and our live coverage begins right here on this nbc station, 9:00
street and medicare. >> cutting $716 billion for medicare to be able to balance thet additional cost of obamacare is a mistake. >> if you repeal obamacare, what happens is those seniors will be paying $600 more in subscription care. -- in prescription care. >> i don't know how the president could come into office and face rising unemployment and an economic crisis at the kitchen table and fighting for obamacare instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> we did work on this. alongside working on jobs. this is part of making sure middle-class families are secure. >> president obama on defense. romney challenging his record. both waiting to see if this had any impact on voters. it had impact on line. the most tweeted event in u.s. history. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> which candidate scored the most points with viewers? you can check our smart phone app. you can follow along on wbaltv.com. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. will the presidential and vice- presidential debates have any impact on the way you vote next month? you can share your respo
is not spending much time talking specifically about what he'd do, like how he would cut the medicare program to make it solvent. beyond the cuts that he's talked about. and when simpson-bowles says he needs much more dramatic cuts. so framing this as patriotism, it's about taxing the wealthy but not talking about where the more than people should sacrifice? >> well, first of all, economic patriotism, he was talking about specifically bringing jobs back to america. rebuilding our manufacturing sector so we're sending producting around the world stamped with made in the usa. and i think really rebuilding that middle class so that we are manufacturing things here, exporting things from here, and we're not rewarding those who ship jobs overseas. he's been incredibly specific. first of all, we have a deficit plan. it's a $4 trillion plan. it's got health care savings comparable to simpson-bowles. mitt romney doesn't have a deficit plan. he has a plan to cut taxes for millionaires and billionaires. one thing that will be interesting wednesday if he'll finally explain how his math adds up. he has a
focused heavily on domestic issues, the future of medicare and cutting the federal deficit. >> obamacare is on my list. i use that term with all respect. so i will get rid of that. i will stop the subsidy to pbs. pn i like pbs. >> that means you will gut our investments in schools and education. establishes the beginning. there are two more debates to go. >> governor of rally is working as a surrogate for the obama team, talking to reporters after the debate. back here at home, several college campuses have to debate what parties. -- watch parties. sheldon joins us live from johns hopkins university. >> we are about a month away from the election. a lot of voters we talked to seem to be passionate about both candidates. you'll remember from the 2008 election that college-aged voters were energized and excited headed into the election. based on the conversation we have had here, the same seems to be happening this year. >> the dining hall, it is never this fall. i think everyone is really excited for the election and the debate progressed more than seven it lasted as piled into the dining
. >>> doctors and nurses are among 91 people charged nationwide in a massive medicare fraud case. the government says it was billed more than $400 million in bogus claims. >>> well, new rules for secret service agents after that drunken partying at a columbian hotel in april. the washington post learned the agents are now banned from drinking at the hotel where they're protecting someone and no more drinking 10 hours before a shift. >>> bruce davis known as charles manson's right hand man has been recommended for parole. he's served more than four decades for the 1969 killings of a musician and a stunt man. california governor jerry brown will have the final say. >>> and here's a scoop for you. the mars curiosity rover is about to do a little digging. nasa says it will collect soil samples to learn if there were ever favorable conditions for microbial life. >>> and one of the top trending health stories right now on nbc news.com could cause some controversy. a new study finds that offering free birth control can dramatically lower the rate of abortion. researchers who gave women free birth krael
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and the use of race to help fill all classes. about two-thirds of possible serving medicare patients will have to pay about $125,000 in penalties. >> general motors is recalling more than 40,000 vehicles due to a faulty pump. the recall of fax chevy -- the 2007feffects saturn ion. contact your dealer for a free replacement. amazon is playing a new marketplace to sell wine. the number of executives for wineries confirmedi the plan. it possible diaper shortage. some job fairs are coming up. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. the chamber of commerce said there is a job fair for veterans at m&t bank stadium on thursday from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. the event is free. looking to hire hundreds of workers. also holding a recruitment fare on thursday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.. a lower day for stocks on friday. the bloomberg maryland index losing ground on losses for sourcefire and the costar group. the nintendo wii will not be on shelves so pre orders have been hot. nintendo may not have enough to go around this year. a possible diaper shortage may be looming. there w
that is not a recipe for job growth. >> they clashed on wall street and medicare. >> cutting $716 billion is a mistake. >> if you repeal obamacare, what happens is those seniors will be paying $600 more in subscription care. >> i don't know how the president could come into office and facing rising unemployment and an economic crisis at the kitchen table and fighting for obamacare instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> we did work on this. this is part of making sure middle class families are secure. >> president obama on defense. romney challenging his record. both wedding to see if this had any impact on voters. the most tweetetd event in u.s. history. >> the next debate is canada for october 16 in new york. the vice presidential debate will be held next week in kentucky. you can check out our smart phone app. you can follow along on wbaltv.com. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. will the presidential and vice presidential debates have any impact on the way you vote next month? you can share your response on wbaltv.com, on our facebook page, or send us an e-mai
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failed to take the reins. a hot topic of the debate, medicare, president obama says he based his health care law on romney's own plan for massachusetts. but romney stuck to his promise to repeal the law if elected. and despite being a prominent issue this week on the campaign trail, the candidates did not tackle the topic of immigration. >>> turkey's deputy prime minister says a bill authorizing the use of force against syria is intended as a deterrent and not a declaration of war. that bill was approved by turkey's parliament this morning. turkish troops fired for the second day in retaliation for syrian mortar fire that killed five civilians in a turkish border town. >>> health officials say a deadly meningitis outbreak may be linked to steroid injections manufactured at a massachusetts pharmacy. the drug maker has recalled the steroid used to treat mostly back pain as investigators work to confirm the source of the infection. so far, more than two dozen people have been sickened across five states, four people have died, and experts say those numbers could grow. this type of meningit
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to medicare. >> reporter: and it didn't take long for the deep philosophical disagreements to come through. first on taxes. >> now, governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of $2 trillion of additional spending for our military. and he is saying that he is going to pay for by closing loopholes and deductions. the problem is he's been asked over 100 times how you would close those deductions and loopholes and he hasn't been able to identify them. >> virtually everything he said about my tax plan is inaccurate. if the tax plan he described, i would say absolutely not. i'm not looking for a $5 trillion tax cut. what i've said is i won't put in place a tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> for 18 months he's been running on this tax plan. and now, five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big bold idea is never mind. >> let me repeat what i said. i'm not in favor of a $5 trillion tax cut, that's not my plan. >> reporter: another stark difference, medicare, one of the few times the president played aggressor. >> it's call
. the economy is slowly getting better. there are real doubts about medicare plan that paul ryan has put in place that is beginning to hurt them in the battleground states. i don't think there's one thing that can turn it around for him except the ufo theory which i keep coming back, to and we just had it again in the last two weeks. the terrorist attack on our libyan embassy. things like that can change these elections very quickly. you'll remember when john kerry was running against george bush on the friday before the election, osama bin laden came out with a screech against america and you never know about our national security. >> thanks, guys. >>> to michigan and the enduring mystery of jimmy hoffa's disappearance. all eyes on a driveway in suburban detroit where authorities will dig in search of human remains. nbc's john yang is there for us. john, good morning. >> reporter: the path for the search for jimmy hoffa has been a long and twisted one, and today it does come here to this driveway in suburban detroit. they are going to take soil samples today to see if the answer to the
who he was talking about, key parts of the republican coalition. people on medicare, social security. you talk about people who get government assistance who think of themselves as victims. there's a lot that he's had to try to do to combat an image that he's dealt with throughout. that he's superrich, out of touch with average americans and isn't someone they can trust to turn things around. do you know the poll question, do you understand the concerns of people like me? that's an area where romney has fallen down. he has to spend precious time trying to rehabilitate himself on that question. his team understands that's had a toll. >> wednesday night's going to be extremely important for both candidates in this election. they're going to be focusing on domestic policy issues. what do they need to say that's going to hook the voters? >> well, if you're mitt romney, you're going focus ton president's record. what he planned to do. what he said he could do in terms of turning the economy around. at the same time, be very clear about what the remedy is. the obama play book has been that
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